Christa1004's photos


  • Raindrops? No, water pearls...

    A "decorated" spider web on a boxwood after a downpour.

  • Dragonfly, tell me where you come from...

    They are beauties.... but they are also fast-flying long-bodied predatory insects with two pairs of large transparent wings that are spread out sideways at rest. The voracious aquatic larvae take up to 5 years to reach adulthood.

  • Stone wall in summer dress



  • Vert Galant : "Relax Max"...

    Situé sur l'île de la Cité à son extrémité ouest, le square du VERT GALANT est un petit coin de verdure en plein Paris.

  • Paris sans bouquinistes ne serait pas Paris....


  • "Fanum", the site of an ancient Gallic-Roman Temple

    Excavations carried out from 1984-1991 have revealed the remains of a small rural sanctuary of gallic tradition, testimony of the traditional religious practices of the gallic-roman time: deposit of offerings, walks, sacrifices of animals etc Its construc…


  • Portugal? Non, une petite ville dans la Sarthe...

    L'été 2018 à Fresnay-sur-Sarthe : "la ville haute en couleurs"

  • Venus is fed up with going barefoot ;-)


  • Former drawbridge of Fresnay Castle

    Even if it hasn't yet been proven, it's likely that a few people were already installed on the rock overhanging the River Sarthe during the Roman occupation. In the 7th c., around 10 families were registered on the site called Faxinidum. The city history…


  • Close together: houses and boats at Quai Ste Catherine

    Honfleur is especially known for its old, beautiful picturesque port (Vieux Bassin), characterized by its houses with slate-covered frontages, painted many times by artists, including in particular Gustave Courbet, Eugène Boudin, Claude Monet forming the…

  • Drying the fishing nets


  • Honfleur : the old pier and the Lieutenancy



  • L'esprit d'Arsène Lupin rôde toujours...

    PIP: LAiguille creuse et la Porte d'Aval. Regardez aussi cette video sympa sur "les traces d'Arsène Lupin"

  • Icarus' flight

    PIP: l'Aiguille creuse, la Porte d'Aval et le soleil couchant

  • Scarlet rubber boat, red point on the beach

    PIP: les falaises au soleil du soir


  • Quaint medieval millhouse hovers above the waters of the Seine

    See here to learn more about the old mill on the destroyed bridge

  • Overlooking the Seine Valley from Château Gaillard

    PIP: the ruins of Château Gaillard from the west: the keep is on the right and the ruins of the outer bailey, including remains of some of the towers, are on the left. The construction of this ruined medieval castle began in 1196 under the auspices of Ri…

  • Union between secular and spiritual architecture



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